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Week of November 21st, 2021 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders

Updated: Nov 26

PREMIUM EDITION GAMES SERIES 3 DIRECT!

Did you watch our Series 3 Direct? If so, watch it again below! If not, you're in for a treat! Take a look at what we're bringing physically in the coming months! Pre-orders open November 16th on our website. See below for details.


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Premium Edition Games Series 3 Pre-Orders

(Retro Editions are almost sold out!)


(NEW PRE-ORDER) Cathedral from Premium Edition Games

  • Standard Premium Edition ($39.95) Link - 4 Week Open Pre-Order

  • Retro Edition ($59.95) Link - Limited to 500 copies on the website

Pre-Orders open at 12 PM EST and will remain open until Thursday, December 16th at 11:59 PM EST. Please note that the Standard Premium Editions are an open pre-order, but the Retro Editions are limited to 500 copies on our website and may sell out before December 16th.


The Standard Premium Edition includes:

  • Nintendo Switch Physical Case and Game

  • Double-sided Insert

  • Full Color Manual

  • A Numbered Challenge Card where you can earn a limited Challenge Patch!

  • A hand-drawn Full Color Glossy Slipcase by legendary artist Paul E. Niemeyer of Mortal Kombat Fame!

  • and a Bonus Premium Item!

The Retro Edition includes:

  • Nintendo Switch Physical Case and Game w/ double sided insert & full color manual

  • A Numbered Challenge Card where you can earn a limited Challenge Patch!

  • NES-Style Retro Box with art by Nick Huddleston

  • Mini Hand-Drawn Guide by Phillip Summers

  • CD Jewel Case Official Soundtrack

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Mighty Fight Federation from Premium Edition Games

  • Standard Premium Edition ($39.95) Link - 4 Week Open Pre-Order

  • Retro Edition ($59.95) Link - Limited to 500 copies on the website

Pre-Orders open at 12 PM EST and will remain open until Thursday, December 16th at 11:59 PM EST. Please note that the Standard Premium Editions are an open pre-order, but the Retro Editions are limited to 500 copies on our website and may sell out before December 16th.


The Standard Premium Edition includes:

  • Nintendo Switch Physical Case and Game

  • Double-sided Insert

  • Full Color Manual

  • A Numbered Challenge Card where you can earn a limited Challenge Patch!

  • Full Color Glossy Slipcase!

  • and a Bonus Preorder Item!

The Retro Edition includes:

  • Nintendo Switch Physical Case and Game w/ double sided insert & full color manual

  • Funstock (same link as Rice Digital) - Main Website

  • NES-Style Retro Box with art

  • CD Jewel Case Official Soundtrack

  • Old School Trading Card Pack (Extra Packs Available Separately)

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Phoenotopia: Awakening from Premium Edition Games

  • Standard Premium Edition ($39.95) Link - 4 Week Open Pre-Order

  • Retro Edition ($59.95) Link - Limited to 500 copies on the website

Pre-Orders open at 12 PM EST and will remain open until Thursday, December 16th at 11:59 PM EST. Please note that the Standard Premium Editions are an open pre-order, but the Retro Editions are limited to 500 copies on our website and may sell out before December 16th.


The Standard Premium Edition includes:

  • Nintendo Switch Physical Case and Game

  • Double-sided Insert

  • Full Color Manual

  • A Numbered Challenge Card with exclusive art by Nenohi Yu where you can earn a limited Challenge Patch!

  • Full Color Glossy Slipcase by artist Thuy Ngan Nguy

  • and a Bonus Preorder Item!

The Retro Edition includes:

  • Nintendo Switch Physical Case and Game w/ double sided insert, challenge card & full color manual

  • NES-Style Retro Box with art by the Developers

  • 2-Disc Jewel Case CD Official Soundtrack

  • Mini Chibi Keychain with art by Niitsu Kentaro


Sunday, November 21st

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Fatal Twelve distributed through Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($39.99) Link

  • Collector's ($84.99) Link

Pre-orders close at 11:59 PM EST. This is a distributed release and not part of LRG's numbered run.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • In-Game Book Design

  • Acrylic Standee

  • Tarot Cards

  • Fatal Twelve OST

  • Fatal Twelve Art Book

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Super Life of Pixel from Strictly Limited Games

  • Standard (29.99€) Link - Limited to 2,000 copies

  • Special Limited Edition (49.99€) Link - Limited to 800 copies

This will be offered in 2 batches. The first batch begins on Saturday at 6 PM EST and the second batch will be at 12 PM EST.

The Special Limited Edition includes:

  • Game for Nintendo Switch

  • Special Limited Edition Box

  • Colourful Game Manual

  • Paper Craft Pixel (10cm x 10cm)

  • Large Poster (DIN A3, 29,7cm x 42cm)

  • Original Soundtrack on CD

  • Notepad (DIN A6, 10,5cm x 14,8cm)

  • Pixel Sticker (8cm x 8cm)

  • Post Card (DIN A6, 10,5cm x 14,8cm)

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Supraland ($34.99) distributed through Limited Run Games

Pre-orders close at 11:59 PM EST. This is a distributed release and not part of LRG's numbered run.


Monday, November 22nd

(NEW RELEASE) Bioshock Collection ($19.99) GameStop

This is a fauxical release (digital code in case; no cartridge). Please note that this did receive a physical w/ cartridge release.

(NEW RELEASE) Borderlands Legendary Collection ($19.99) GameStop

This is a fauxical release (digital code in case; no cartridge). Please note that this did receive a physical w/ cartridge release.

(NEW RELEASE) Dying Light Platinum Edition Collector's Edition ($49.99) GameStop Exclusive

Please note that in the U.S., the Platinum Edition will be a GameStop exclusive. This edition includes:

  • Switch game card with Dying Light Platinum Edition

  • Survival guide—containing the most important tips & tricks on how to survive in Harran

  • Two-sided map

  • Unique stickers


Tuesday, November 23rd

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Angry Video Game Nerd 1 & 2 Deluxe ($34.99)

  • Limited Run Games Link

  • Screenwave Media Link

This title is being sold directly through Screenwave's website or through Limited Run Games Distribution program.

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Death's Door from Special Reserve Games

  • Standard ($34.99) Link

  • Special Reserve Edition ($44.99) Link

Pre-orders open at 1 PM EST and will be an open pre-order on both editions until January 7th. Please note that the Standard Edition and the Special Reserve Edition will have alternate cover art.

The Special Reserve Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Game

  • Sequentially numbered game packaging

  • Reversible jacket artwork

  • Special Reserve Box

  • Instruction Booklet

  • Titans Souls PC Steam Code (comes via e-mail)

(NEW RELEASE) Disney Classic Games Collection ($29.99) Amazon

This release includes:

  • Exclusive to Physical: Every physical version will come with one of four random retro style manuals for Aladdin [Sega Genesis], Aladdin [Super Nintendo Entertainment System],The Lion King, and The Jungle Book.

  • The Expanded Collection: For the first time, play through multiple different versions of the beloved Aladdin, The Lion King, and The Jungle Book games that have been created over the years, including both console and handheld versions. This incredible combination makes this the best edition yet of Disney Classic Games.

  • BOTH 16-Bit Console Aladdin Games: By popular demand and for the first time since their original releases, the Sega Genesis Aladdin AND Super Nintendo Entertainment System Aladdin games are available and enhanced together for modern consoles.

  • Classic Gaming on Modern Display: This one-of-a-kind collection bring the cherished retro 16-bit gaming to modern displays with 1080P graphics and enhancements. Players can adjust screen aspect ratios and borders, and even go old school with custom filter options designed to replicate classic CRT TVs.

  • Modern Features: Instantly rewind any of the games in real-time to retry difficult areas. View full game playthroughs with the ability to skip forward, jump in, and start playing at any point, and quickly save your progress and continue the adventure wherever and whenever you want.

  • Interactive Museum: Take a journey behind-the-scenes and learn more about the creation of these cherished games. Watch video interviews with the original development teams or explore numerous galleries containing hundreds of previously unreleased HD concept images and marketing assets.

  • Soundtrack: Listen to the entire soundtracks for all games with the ability to repeat and shuffle songs. Enjoy 16-bit versions of classic songs such as “A Whole New World,” “I Just Can’t Wait to Be King,” and “The Bare Necessities!”.

(NEW RELEASE) Let's Sing 2022

Please note that each region will contain same songs as the other regions, but then region exclusive tracks.

  • UK Edition w/ 1 Microphone (£44.99) Amazon UK

  • German Edition Game Only (€39.99) Amazon Germany

  • German Edition w/ 2 Microphones (€59.99) Amazon Germany

  • France Edition Game Only (€39.99) Amazon France

  • France Edition w/ 2 Microphones (€59.99) Amazon France

  • Spain Edition Game Only (€39.90) Amazon Spain

  • Spain Edition w/ 2 Microphones (€59.90) Amazon Spain

  • Asia Edition Game Only ($46.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • Asia Edition w/ 1 Microphone ($56.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • Asia Edition w/ 2 Microphones ($66.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

UK Edition

German Edition

France Edition

Spain Edition

Asia Edition

(NEW RELEASE) Marsupilami: Hoobadventure: Tropical Edition (£34.99) Amazon UK

Although this released a standard ESRB physical release, this is the "standard" PEGI physical release that includes a slightly different cover and the following physical pack-in goodies:

  • Stickers

  • Door Hanger

(NEW RELEASE) My Universe: Interior Designer ($29.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) My Universe: Puppies and Kittens ($29.99) Amazon


Thursday, November 25th

(NEW RELEASE) Dead by Daylight: 5th Anniversary Edition

This supports English.

  • Amazon Japan (~$40.84) Link

  • Playasia ($48.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

(NEW RELEASE) Deeeer Simulator

This supports English.

  • Amazon Japan (~$28.55) Link

  • Playasia ($48.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

While I cannot confirm for Playasia, the Amazon Japan product page listing states that it includes the following:

  • CD Soundtrack

  • Nobi Deer License

(NEW RELEASE) Eastward

This supports English.

  • Standard Edition (~$31.58) Amazon Japan

  • Standard Edition ($39.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • Collector's Edition (~$65.13) Amazon Japan

  • Collector's Edition (Out of Stock) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Game

  • 2 Disc Soundtrack

  • Coral (Sun) Mini-figure

(NEW RELEASE) Kuukiyomi 1 2 3+

This supports English.

  • Amazon Japan (~$23.69) Link

  • Playasia ($31.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

(NEW RELEASE) Mundaun ($36.32) from Super Rare Games

Sales open at 1 PM EST and will be limited to 4,000 copies.

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Taito Milestones distributed through Strictly Limited Games

  • Standard ($44.99) Link - Limited to 3,000 copies

  • Collector's ($100.99) Link - Limited to 2,000 copies

Please note that this game is coming to retail and is already available to pre-order in Japan. However, this Partner edition through Strictly Limited Games will have a variant cover and the Collector's Edition is exclusive to their site.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Game for Nintendo Switch

  • XXL Retro PCB Box

  • Collector’s Edition Box with Magnetic Latch

  • Colourful Game Manual

  • Original Soundtrack on CD 

  • Coin Collector Booklet including 10 Unique Metal Coins

  • 12 Game and Artwork Posters (DIN A2/ 21cm x 29.7cm/8.26" x 11.7")

  • 10x Arcade Game Instruction Sheets (DIN A5/ 14.8cm x 21cm/5.8" x 8.26")

  • 10x Pixel Art Post Cards (DIN A6/ 5cm x 14.8cm/4.1" x 5.8")

  • 10x Individual Character Trading Cards (DIN A7/4cm x 10.5cm/2.9" x 4.1")

  • 6x Retro Style Arcade Flyers (DIN A5/ 14.8cm x 21cm/5.8" x 8.26")

  • Character Sticker Sheet (DIN A5, 14.8cm x 21cm/5.8" x 8.26")

  • 3 Marquee Stickers (6cm x 4.2cm/7.7" x 1.65")

  • TAITO MILESTONES Enamel Logo Pin

  • Character Group Fridge Magnet


Limited/Indie Physical Publishers

Please note that due to the constantly changing availability and releases, I have decided to just provide links to the limited/indie publishers' sites. I encourage you all to visit their sites, see what they have, and support their continued efforts to help bring digital only games physically!


If I am missing any companies, please let me know so I can have them added.


Companies (Listed Alphabetically)

Companies No Longer in Physical Publishing

  • B-SIDE Games (Closed Shop on 8/31) - Main Website

  • Physicality Games (Website still offering Mastiff titles, but not publishing titles under their Physicality brand) - Main Website

  • Warned Collectors (Never published a game, but stole people's money) - Main Website


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